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Helpful (2)

From Entry Level to Specialist.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at IKEA full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Great benefits such as 401k matching and low cost health insurance, very supportive management, frequent follow-up of work performance, openness about company goals, strategy, and success. Moving up within the company is very possible if you use the tools available (development plans, training, technical and concept manuals, tuition reimbursement, etc.) and commit to living the values every day.

Cons

The bulk of the retailing business happens on the weekend, so people often have to request time off on Saturdays and Sundays well in advance.

Advice to Management

Speed up the hiring process, be more transparent about why wages are set the way they are, provide better communication for why the people who get promoted are the right fit for that job, and show your staff daily how they can live the company values.

Other Employee Reviews for IKEA

  1. Helpful (1)

    IKEA

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Schaumburg, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Schaumburg, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IKEA part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working with your schedules, getting help

    Cons

    The pay could be better,


  2. Helpful (6)

    pretend to be a great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Bloomington, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IKEA full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great medical and vacation benefits.

    Cons

    I have worked there for 9 years as a sales co-worker. I only make 10.60 an hr. They pretend to be diverse but mostly hire young. They load on work and responsibility and lot's of pressure. The pay is bad and the raises( if you get one) are a joke. They pretend to care about a work life balance but they could care less. They are not loyal to employee's and take advantage when ever posslble. That's part of the reason they like them when they are young. Most people quit because of the frustration level and pay. I just gets worse every year. Totally disorganized. Can't believe store is up and running.

    Advice to Management

    Value your employee's and pay them a liveable wage for their hard work. Don't pretend you're flexible or concerned with work-life balance. Practice what IKEA preaches...


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